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Threats to Federal Crop Insurance Loom
A deal that was expected to save crop insurance programs from $3 billion in cuts may now be in jeopardy.
According to the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California have indicated they were not part of the agreement House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway announced at the end of October.
That agreement was supposed to save crop insurance from the cuts included in the Bipartisan Budget Act at a later time through an omnibus bill.
The deal appears to have been struck with retired Speaker John Boehner rather than current Speaker Paul Ryan.
After the announcement of a â€œdealâ€ to save crop insurance, legislators introduced several bills in both the House and the Senate that would strip up to $24 billion from the crop insurance program.
If the bills are passed and crop insurance is cut, farmers and families across the nation will suffer the consequences. Read more...
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TRANSFERS IN HORNS
When transferring your animals in HORNS to a new member, please don't forget to enter sire/pasture/exposure information for the new owner. Unless you enter it in HORNS at the time of transfer, or physically give the new owner that information, that information is not recorded and could possibly be lost. Questions? Contact Rick or Dana in the Registration Department.
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Cow Calf Corner
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